PV Desk : The Coronavirus detection kits reached here today, equipping the health facilities to carry out detection of the deadly virus.

From now on, the test for the coronavirus detection will be carried out at the Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (BITID), Dr. Sheikh Fazle Rabbi, civil surgeon of Chattogram, told BSS on Saturday afternoon.

Earlier, the test for the coronavirus detection of seven suspected persons has been completed after sending their samples to Dhaka, but none of them was found infected with the virus, he said.

“We are trying our level best to cope with the situation,” Dr Rabbi said.

The concerned offices of the government have been working to ensure home quarantine for the overseas returnees. The administration has already taken several effective measures to stop mass gatherings, the sources added.

Rabbi said that the activities of the people have already been cut in the port city and they are not going out of their respective homes without urgent need.

Warning programs have been taken in almost all government-run institutions.BSS